Chinese Link: Zhongwen Tiandi Intermediate Chinese is the second component of the Chinese Link curriculum. The Chinese Link series systematically emphasizes and integrates the National Standards for Foreign Language Education' s 5Cs -Communication, Cultures, Comparisons, Connections, and Communities. The Intermediate level curriculum continues to provide a practical, learner-centered, and enjoyable language and culture learning experience for intermediate level Chinese learners, as well as an efficient and comprehensive teaching resource for instructors. This intermediate text includes coverage of both simplified and traditional characters. Chinese Link Intermediate level Chinese encompasses 20 lessons and is divided into 2 volumes (Level 2/Part 1 and Level 2/Part 2), each containing 10 lessons. It is designed to be completed in an academic year of college level study. The main text is accompanied by a workbook that includes homework exercises and a character book section that provides more detail on each character studied. The audio program includes recordings for both the text and the workbook.